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are not supposed to say his name because he moved the browns franchise to baltimore city takes that very personally but let me tell you something, hugh hewitt has been so kind and gracious and he is a great friend of mine and we were playing back and forth that he was great to promote tonight's event. he was the driving force behind the library and he is one of the best in the business. he's a great guy. >> why did you stop at 50? >> first edition, first edition. if this book does well we will do a second edition i hope. >> what the's the secret to winning in november? >> we talk about raising the bar. we have to get everybody to vote. i can tell you how many people i meet around the country hard-working people, dishwashero say i've never voted but this is the air have to vote for mitt romney. this is the year i have to vote. the enthusiasm is there. we just have to translate and that into literal votes and i say this all the time. it's very important to me. don't minimize or underestimate the power of prayer. prayer works. [applause] i dedicated "50 things liberals love to hate" to longtime listen
a frank bring in a club from baltimore in 1903 that doesn't have a name and over time the gates a name and become the new york yankees. big bill was the cofounder of the new york yankees. >> it was the way tamney would operate. the tam nigh guy owned the new york giants. he owned the new york giants and head of the transit . >> anyone wanted to train them put a stadium they couldn't get transportation there because of freed month. here's a story i don't know if kevin knows if you want for the baseball guys. i met with a police historian the other night. and he knows his stuff. and he tells me that the new york yank agree low go one of the most famous low go the interlocking n and y. it was based on a tiffany merit of valor award for the police back in the 1870s. but here what he told me the guy named mcdowell was the bag man for gluer williams he was on a bender and was drunk and sleeping it off in a tenderloin saloon when three irish thieves drop through the skylight and he wakes up he's carrying the -- [inaudible] he fights the three crooks and gets shot in the line of duty. so a bag
of another guy who was an immigrant to baltimore, and khan was associated with khalid sheikh mohammed, the architect of the 9/11 attacks. and sort of through that investigation they came across ferris' name, and they came across this notion that ferris may have been asked to check out the brooklyn bridge, see what it would take to bring the brooklyn bridge down. this is, obviously, after the 9/11 attacks. turns out ferris had actually visited afghanistan, he'd been to the camps, some of the terrorism training camps, he'd met bin laden, he'd met khalid sheikh mohammed. and so the fbi was, obviously, very interested in him. ferris was questioned beginning in march of 2003, and during the interviews with ferris, he mentioned this conversation that they had had with and this idea of shooting up the shopping mall. and also the name of christopher paul, the third man at this coffee shop came up. authorities started to piece all this together, and eventually in a sort of slow domino effect the three were arrested and charged. so ferris, the pakistani immigrant, was -- ultimately pleaded guil
to baltimore and he was associated with klieg mohamed. they came across the notion that faris may have been asked to check 0 out the brooklyn bridge, see what it would take to bring the brooklyn bridge down. it's obviously after the 9/11 athats. he actually visited afghanistan. he'd been to the camps some of the terrorism training camps. met weathered and mohamed and the fbi was interested in him. faris was questioned beginning in mar of 2003. and during the interviews with faris, he mentioned the conversation they had with and the idea of shooting up a shopping mall. and also the name of christopher paul, the third man at this coffee shop came up. authorities started to piece it together and eventually in a sort of slow domino effect, the three were arrested and charged. so faris, the pakistan immigrant was ultimately pleaded guilty to two chargeses of terrorism-related crimes. he pleaded guilty in a secret closed deal in may in virginia. may of 2003. the idea was that he had a lot to have offer the government and he might be able to get a reduction in the sentence based orb the informatio
name and where you're from? >> my name's daniel coreturn, and i'm from baltimore,
in baltimore to honor our men and women in uniform from world part to. the time will not dim the glory of their deeds. the same can be said of the heroes and the victims of 9/11. the same can be said of their families, which channeled their grief into action to make america safer, whose commitment of time and generosity of spirit have given all of us strength and made our country stronger. indeed, time will never dim the memory of those who perished, the images of destruction and despair, the moment of pain and anguish, and will never dim the american people's spirit of unity in the wake of the attacks. time will never diminish the courage of our police, firefighters and all the first responders and with the 9/11 bill now all of the land, our country will continue to stand by them, indeed as well as in work. time has left the memories of 9/11 emblazoned on our hard for more than a decade. on this anniversary, and in the years to come, time will continue to tell the true story of 9/11, how the 9/11 families turned a national tragedy into a time of unity. how our country came together wi
because he moved the franchise to baltimore, so hugh takes that very personally. [laughter] but let me tell you something, hugh hewitt has been so kind and gracious, and he's a great friend of mine. 's great to promote tonight's event. he, of course, was a driving force behind the nixon library, and he's one of my best friends in the -- >> the second question is, why'd you stop at 50? [laughter] >> first edition. if this book does well, we'll do a second edition, i hope. >> next question back here. >> yes, sir. >> yeah, mike, what's the secret to winning in november? >> well, as we talked about raising the bar, you've got to vote. i can't tell you how many people i meet around the country, hard working people, dishwashers, legal immigrants who say i've never voted, but this is the year i have to vote for mitt romney. this is the year i've gotta vote. [applause] the enthusiasm is there, we just have got to translate that into actual, literal votes, and, you know, just -- and i say this all the time, it's very important to me, don't minimize or underestimate the power of prayer. prayer w
you go to school and what did you study? >> guest: i went to public school in part 10 baltimore until the eighth grade. then i went to some boarding schools or very good in massachusetts. eagle brook school, i was there for eighth and ninth grade. best of its kind. in illinois, there were not too many people going off to schools at that time. half of my friends thought i was sent to military school or sent to reform school, which, played on the judgment of my character. either way, 180 kids at the top of the class. then i went to andover massachusetts, which is a spectacular place. they have one of the best in history departments on earth. i went to williams college in massachusetts. the way that happened was actually one of my mentors was a man who passed way too early. he was the headmaster of andover. in those days, you would go see the headmaster and he would say where would you want to go to college or a a lot of my friends wanted to go to this particular college and he said i don't think that's a good reason for you to go anyplace. he said you want he wants to write history book
? >> guest: i went to public school in part 10 baltimore until the eighth grade. then i went to some boarding schools or very good in massachusetts. eagle brook school, i was there for eighth and ninth grade. best of its kind. in illinois, there were not too many people going off to schools at that time. half of my friends thought i was sent to military s and i do not have a half cent to reform school which may have been a judgment of my character. in any case, still there, 180 kids at the top of massachusetts and i went to philips academy, spectacular place then and now. one of the best history department honor and that includes both colleges. college i went to williams college in massachusetts and the way that happened was one of my mentors was ted pfizer who recently passed much too worthy. he was head master and in those days where do you want to go to college and i guess harvard. why that? a lot of my friends want to go there. i don't think that is a good reason to go anyplace. you want to write history books. i think we will send you to williams with 1800 students. you go there you will
you go to school and what did you study? >> guest: i went to public schooln p10 baltimore until the eighth grade. then i went to some boarding schools or very good in massachusetts. eagle brook school, i was there for eighth and ninth grade. best of its kind. in illinois, there were not too many people going off to schools at that time. half of my friends thought i was sent to military school or sent to reform school, which, played on the judgment of my character. either way, 180 kids at the top of the class. then i went to andover massachusetts, which is a spectacular place. they have one of the best in history departments on earth. i went to williams college in massachusetts. the way that happened was actually one of my mentors was a man who passed way too early. he was the headmaster of andover. in those days, you would go see the headmaster and he would say where would you want to go to college or a a lot of my friends wanted to go to this particular college and he said i don't think that's a good reason for you to go anyplace. he said you want he wants to write history book
city in the country at the time. baltimore, maryland, was the second. and what concerned us, and we felt that we had read a lot about the history, the treatment, the poor treatment of the french toward the vietnamese, we were funding that war. in the 1950s. france as well. and, do you have any comments on our use of agent orange against the country that, as far as we could find, hadn't done anything to anybody? and were there any observations you came across on the 1968 democratic convention, and do you see any hope for this country learning something rather than perpetuating -- i did meet soldiers who said they saw shell oil trucks crossing the front lines into north vietnam. i don't know whether you came across any ties to the oil industry. as part of this. thank you. >> in terms of agent orange, i didn't actually run across much of that in terms of what i saw of the documents in the united states. it's one of these issues -- i mean, if i were alive in vietnam, i would have opposed american intervention. i think the situation over there was already complicated, and what u.s. inter
. >> host: john in baltimore, you are on with -- professor john lewis gaddis. >> caller: i have a question. as a high school instructor i was interested in exporting what you discussed with your reliance on the classics and the new curriculum you have been doing and being your opinion i was wondering which classics do you think could be used to best in for u.s. foreign policy regarding the situation in israel. >> guest: the problem with influencing u.s. foreign policy is policymakers don't read classical works. nobody in government has the time. henry kissinger famously said years ago that policymakers bring into the job the intellectual capital accumulated before they took the job and they draw down on it and that means what they learned in school. our program at yale is not a program of trying to influence current policy in any regard. we are not a think tank or anything like that. we are trying to think about what kinds of books you want the leaders of the country who may not be the leaders of the country for another 30 years what books would you want them to read and that was how we th
,, hello my name is daniel coburn and i am from baltimore, maryland. >> it was fantastic. he has a really top talent. >> it was a book you wanted to read before you came today? >> i actually read it before i came today and he has a new book out that i will be taking up when i get home. >> any other books that do you recommend as well? >> in general, i just finished up the king of gang of thrones book. very entertaining to read. >> with you currently reading now? >> well, i'm going to be picking up the oath. >> here at the 12th annual national book festival on the national mall in washington dc, we are joined by david rubenstein, cochair of the carlyle group and a benefactor of the national book festival. mr. rubin side, with your connection? >> i have been involved with the library of congress for a while. i agreed to put up $5 million to help get funded for the next five years. and so that was my initial contact. subsequently, i provided additional money so it could be a two-day affair. originally it was a one-day event. today is the second day, it's a sunday. that is my connection. >> a
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